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the Parid Shah, the Padshahs of Delhi, on the banks of the
Tungabhadra. After a sanguinary battle, the troops of the
Padshahs were routed, and Salakam Tinunayya was slain.
Then Ramappayya began to rule at Vijayanagara.

Kaifiyat of the Zamindar of l/yyfifav8da, and Sangapatla;
L. R. 6, pp. 454-5 ; Mat. MM. 15-3-50, pp. 177-8.

163(6).

While Peminasani Yara Timma Nayadu was governing
(Gandikota). Aliya Rainaraja, th^j son-in-law of Krsnaraya, was
ruling in the city of Vidyanagara. The cognates of the former
Raya, who did not want him to rule, turned hostile and
attempted to cause him trouble. As Rainaraja was not able to
maintain his power, he left the city of Vidyanagara and took
refuge with Timma Nayadu7 the ruler of Gandikota 5 and
Timma Nayadu having pledged his word (to support him) kept
him at his court. The cognates of the Raya, who were at Vijaya-
nagara, having learnt the state of affairs, came to Gandikota
with large forces, sent some persons of importance to Timma
Nayadu? and demanded that Ramaraja should be surrendered
to them. Timma Nayadu replied : " We are not accustomed to
betray people who seek our protection; we shall fight with
you." Having made this declaration, he collected an army
drawn from the contingents of the neighbouring palaigars,
and marched at the head of this army together with Aliya
Ramaraja to Koinali (a village) at a distance of three Jcos from
this place where he joined the enemy in battle. The troops of
the enemy broke and fled. Ramaraja and Timma Nayadu
pursued them as far as Vijayanagara, where they destroyed
Salakam Timmanna and others. The fear of the enemy, being
rooted out (in this manner), Ramaraja became the king from
that time ; and he rewarded Timnia Nayadu by giving him
much money,

K&ifiyat of Tadipatri : Z. JR. U, pp. 501-8

(After the death of Krsnaraya) Tir^maladevi, his queen
giwn her only daughter in marr&ge to Ranw5y9. *n<